Sewing & Fashion Design
Ages 13 - 17
All our classes for children take place seasonally during Fall, Winter and Spring for multiple weeks after school and on weekends. Additional one-session courses are offered throughout each season for kids who want to try out sewing and fashion design before committing to an afterschool program.
At the end of each season, all our little designers will have a blast showing off their fashion design creations to their parents and friends and feel like a star being born at our free runaway show !
OUR FALL 2019 SCHEDULE
Basic Sewing & Fashion Design for Kids
Sewing & Fashion Design After-School Program
Is your child ready to pick up that needle and thread for the first time?
In this 10 week program we start with the basic techniques of sewing and how to use the tools and accessories that make sewing fun - one simple step at a time!!! Students are introduced to hand sewing and stitching, using the sewing machine, pattern layout, fabric cutting, sewing construction, and finishing techniques using basic sewing notions.
DIY Projects include a Tote Bag, a Patchwork Pillow, and a simple Skirt.
This after-school program is closed for the Fall but will be offered again in the Spring!!
Are you into fashion?
Do you love the idea of designing your own clothes or up-cycling thrift store finds?
Kuka's fashion & Design classes provide lots of room for self-expression and a great opportunity to meet like-minded teens who are ready to jumpstart a fashion design career!
All our classes for teens take place during Fall, Winter and Spring for multiple weeks after school and on weekends. Additional One Time Workshops are offered throughout each season for teens who want to try out sewing and fashion design before committing to an afterschool program.
At the end of each season, all our young designers will have a blast showing off their fashion design creations to their parents and friends and feel like a star being born at our free runaway show !
Basic Sewing & Fashion Design for Kids
After School Classes
10 WEEK SIGNATURE PROGRAM - TEENS FASHION DESIGN & SEWING
In this comprehensive 10-week program we start teaching your teen the basic techniques of sewing and how to use the tools and accessories that make sewing fun - one simple step at a time!!!
FASHION SEWING SKILLS TEENS WILL LEARN IN THIS PROGRAM
Basic Hand Sewing
Introduction to the Sewing Machine – Threading, Fabric Tension, Accessories, Speed Control, Stitch Width & Length Etc.
How To Select The Right Fabric for Your Project
Introduction to Sewing Patterns - Layout, Cutting & Simple Adjustments
Following Sewing Tutorial Instructions for Project Construction.
Introduction to Garment Fit
Reversible Fabrics Sewing Technique
Working with Interfacing
And Much More!!
Fee is for ten 1 1/2 hour classes and includes use of all equipment, tools, sewing notions and fabrics!
Every child registered in a class will have their own touch screen Quantum Stylist sewing machines to work with at their own pace and under the caring supervision of our professional instructors.
To ensure safety and sewing success, all sewing machines are equipped with speed control and finger guards.
Students use child-friendly patterns to make 1-2 fun and fashionable items during their class.
Projects progress step-by-step to build sewing skills.
For every sewing project, students will be shown ways to creatively customize each project to make them unique!
Sewing projects include fun and fashionable accessories and wearables that can be modelled in our fashion show at the end of the program!
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One Time Workshops
Not quite ready to enroll in a multi-week program?
We get it!
To help your kid fall in love with sewing, Kuka's will periodically offer single session workshops for them to try it out :)
To find out what workshops we are currently offering, just click on button below:
2020 Teens Summer Camps
Kuka’s is excited to introduce its brand-new 2020 Summer Camp Program:
DESIGN, CREATE & WEAR YOUR OWN FASHION LINE!
For your budding fashion designers, this is the program they have been waiting for!!!
Turn their love for fashion into an amazing opportunity to hone their couture-inspired craft and produce their very own one-of-a-kind wearable creations.
From sketching their first fashion croquis, choosing the best fabrics, cuttting customized patterns, assembling wearables by hand or machine to adding unique details to jazz up final creations -
your Young Designer will have lots of fun learning one-step-at-a-time the right skills to create their first mini fashion line with confidence!
JULY 06 - AUGUST 24, 2020
Morning & Afternoon Camps
Beginners and more experienced sewers are all welcome!
Camps run MON-FRI in HALF-DAY SESSIONS (9-12am & 1-4pm)
Each week, kids complete 4-5 projects for their mini fashion line.
Fashion themes/projects change weekly - campers are invited to sign-up for several!
Every camper with have their own sewing machine with speed control and finger guards for extra safety
One instructor and one assistant for every 6 campers!
BONUS: Campers show off their creations in a fashion show for friends and families at the end of the summer program!
( TWO CAMPERS/ROOM! )
Per Half-Day Weekly Camp
Class fee includes use of all equipment, tools, sewing notions and all fabrics!
Lunch to be provided by parents.
Availability is limited to 10 students per camp;
Sessions with less than five students will be cancelled!
JOIN OUR MAILING LIST BELOW TO BE NOTIFIED ABOUT FUTURE SCHOOL BREAK PROGRAMS!
Teens Sewing Party Packages
Are you looking for an amazing birthday party experience that your teens can’t stop talking about?
Kuka's Fashion & Design is thrilled to offer different kinds of party packages for your kid's milestone "sew"lebrations to inspire kids to design and make their very own fashion!
You supply the cake and guests. We provide the machines, tools, and kits.
Parties are 2.5 - 4 hours and totally customizable!!
KUKA'S FASHION & DESIGN STUDIO
150 Engle Street
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